Socorro County Newswire

Socorro County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Socorro County, NM.

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  1. Rio Rancho Takes More Flows From Rio GrandeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... filed by the City earlier this year seeking to discontinue use of water from irrigation on a farm in Socorro County within the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District and transfer that water upstream to the City to offset the impacts of its well ...

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  2. Infographic: Where in the West young people are movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | High Country News

    Across the West, more young people are moving out of rural communities than in. In every decade since 1980, most rural counties in the 11 Western states lost 20-somethings, without an influx of other young adults to make up for the loss, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau migration data by the Bozeman-based Headwaters Economics.

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  3. Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce features awards and a speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Grant County Beat

    The October 5, 2017 monthly meeting of the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce featured awards from the PNM Foundation and a speaker on information technology. From left are PNM grant awarder and awardees.

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  4. Some New Mexico lawmakers concerned with wolf recovery planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, N.M. Suspicion over federal plans to restore Mexican gray wolves has spread to Colorado and Utah, where ranchers and elected officials are fiercely resisting any attempt to import the predators. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Some state lawmakers in New Mexico say a plan for recovering endangered Mexican gray wolves in the American Southwest is flawed and politically driven.

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  5. Labor Day Fire Update 090117Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Grant County Beat

    Incident Name: Labor Day Fire Start Date & Time: 09/01/17 2:00 p.m. Start Location: Bernardo area, Socorro County Cause of Fire: Unknown Acres Burned: 50 Highway 60 has reopened to traffic at reduced speed because of fire equipment. The New Mexico Boys Ranch and other structures near the fire are no longer threatened.

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  6. Labor Day Fire in Socorro County began 090117Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Grant County Beat

    Incident Name: Labor Day Fire Start Date & Time: 09/01/17 2:00 p.m. Start Location: Bernardo area, Socorro County Cause of Fire: Unknown Acres Burned: 25-30 The New Mexico State Forestry Division has a report of a new fire start near Bernardo, NM, in Socorro County. The "Labor Day Fire" is located Northeast of the Bernardo Wildlife Area and burning on both sides of Highway 60 on private land in the bosque.

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  7. Bosque fire burning in Socorro CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A 25- to 30-acre fire is burning along the Bosque in Socorro County, an official with the New Mexico State Forestry Division said Friday. Multiple resources have responded to the fire near Bernardo in northern Socorro County.

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  8. Commissioners oppose wolf recovery draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Ruidoso News

    ... final rule about the recovery program, which proposed numerous potential wolf release sites in neighboring Socorro County." Laura Johnson, program director for Upper Hondo, said her board historically has opposed the wolf reintroduction and recovery ...

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  9. Mosquitoes linked to Zika virus found in Socorro CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Officials with the New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico State University said Tuesday that it's the first time a species of mosquito capable of transmitting Zika virus has been found in Socorro County. The addition of Socorro County brings the total number of counties in the state with mosquitoes capable of spreading Zika to nine.

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  10. Federal spending proposal calls for review of wolf geneticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, N.M. The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, lifted a preliminary injunction that had prevented the Fish and Wildlife Service from releasing more Mexican gray wolves. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Environmentalists are concerned that a proposed spending plan for the U.S. Interior Department calls for a study to determine whether Mexican gray wolves are a genetically distinct subspecies.

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  11. Wildfire in New Mexico grows, threatens railroad bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | KOB-TV

    Officials say a fast-moving wildfire in central New Mexico has grown to nearly 11 square miles and is threatening at least one railroad bridge. The fire is burning grass, brush and salt cedar on private land near San Marcial in Socorro County.

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  12. Wildfire in New Mexico Grows, Threatens Railroad BridgeRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Officials say a fast-moving wildfire in central New Mexico has grown to nearly 11 square miles and is threatening at least one railroad bridge. The fire is burning grass, brush and salt cedar on private land near San Marcial in Socorro County.

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  13. Feds release long-awaited recovery plan for Mexican wolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Deming Headlight

    ... U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, N.M. ALBUQUERQUE - After repeated failures over decades, U.S. wildlife officials have finally drafted a recovery plan for ...

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  14. Fast-moving fire in New Mexico grows amid hot conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    Fast-moving fire in New Mexico grows amid hot conditions Authorities say the lightning-sparked blaze expanded Thursday but is now 40 percent contained. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: The fire is burning grass, brush and salt cedar on private land near San Marcial in Socorro County.

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  15. County supervisor accused of forcing inmate to help him obtain stolen toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A Socorro County employee is accused of forcing an inmate to help him acquire stolen items, and according to the sheriff's office, it happened while he was on the clock and in a county truck. It's common for inmates to leave prison to go help with county projects, like cleaning the sides of roads.

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  16. The Latest: Crews battle fast-moving fire in New MexicoRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... need for evacuations. The fire was burning grass, brush and salt cedar on private land near San Marcial in Socorro County. The resulting plume of smoke could be seen by motorists along Interstate 25 and by weather forecasters on their radar systems. ...

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  17. Missing man reported in Socorro CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | KOB-TV

    ... e also has a large tattoo with red and black ink. If you have any information where Grijalva may be, call the Socorro County Sheriff's Office at (575) 835-0941.

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  18. Charles Mandeville v. Deborah Crowley Vicki Pinak Pinak Law Firm PLLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... and future property interests." Dist. Ct. Docket No. 1 at 2. That document was purportedly "recorded in the Socorro County, New Mexico records on July 20, 2001," and "[n]o attempt has ever been made by either party to alter/amend the agreement." Id. ...

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  19. Grant County Commissioners hear department head reports on 051617Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Grant County Beat

    ... Barbara Schalkofski said she had been in dispatch for 16 years and spent 12 years as director in Socorro County. "I'm happy to be here. It's going good." Road Superintendent Earl Moore said North Hurley Road was still closed, but should be open next ...

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  20. Albuquerque area real estate continues to sizzleRead the original story

    May 12, 2017 | National Mortgage News

    Pending sales of existing detached homes in the Albuquerque metro area during April shot up 23% from a year ago. New data, compiled by the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors, showed pending sales are at a 14-year high, reaching 1,331 for detached homes.

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